A 46-year-old member asked:
Could it be that a traumatic brain injury starts to have rapid mental deteriation 10-12 years after the brain injury?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Possibly: A condition called post traumatic encephalopathy is getting a lot of attention. This is more likely from repeated episodes of head trauma as opposed to one traumatic brain injury.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 3, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.